Category Archives: Resettlement

“Threads of new life” – Syrian refugees take steps toward the future (story 2 in a series by the Boston Globe)

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(The Last Refugee, story 2 in an ongoing series) online at BostonGlobe.com Continue reading

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JFS and Team AWARDED THE SHARP SOCIAL JUSTICE RESCUER PRIZE!

The Joukowsky Family Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Sharp Rescuer Prize. Marc Jacobs and Lucia Panichella, are honored for their tireless work supporting Syrian refugees through the Jewish Family Service Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project. Click to read more. Continue reading

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Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project Featured in The Fenway News

The Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project is a coalition across eastern Massachusetts that includes Synagogues, Islamic Centers, Academia and the Medical community to provide safety, hope and opportunity to Syrian war refugees. JFS has deep roots with refugees and immigrants and resolutely … Continue reading

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Marc Jacobs receives Mental Health Humanitarian Award

On Thursday, March 30th CEO Marc Jacobs was honored at William James College, receiving their Mental Health Humanitarian Award at their annual gala.  Jacobs received the award for his leadership of the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project and his dedication … Continue reading

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The Boston Globe Follows the Work of JFS of Metrowest in Resettling Refugee Families from Syria

JFS resolutely stands with refugees and immigrants and is proud to partner with these community leaders to provide safety, hope and opportunity to Syrian war refugees. Continue reading

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JFS CEO Marc Jacobs to be Honored at William James College’s Annual Gala

CEO Marc Jacobs will receive William James College’s Mental Health Humanitarian Award at their annual gala on March 30th for his leadership of the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project and dedication to supporting the emotional and social needs of these families in crisis. Continue reading

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JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project Honored Recipient of The AJC New England “Freedom Fund.”

JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project was chosen as the honored recipient of the AJC New England “Freedom Fund” at the 2017 AJC Diplomats Seder Continue reading

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